Silent Night, Deadly Night (Film) Review

Kicking off December with a Christmas horror classic (?). This tale is all too real to be honest and I find myself siding with the (hot) antagonist, which is always rather worrying. There’s not much more I need to say by way of introduction, other than – I think the Christmas/Horror hybrid sub-genre is one […]

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40 Films

40 films that have shaped my life. Flawless (1999) // Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003) The Wizard of Oz (1939) // Rent (2005) True Romance (1993) // Ghost World (2001) Incendies (2010) // We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011) Watchmen (2009) // Candyman (1992) Scream (1996) // The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974) The Babadook (2014) // A Girl Walks […]

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Burn Burn Burn (Film) Review

Jill’s pick and obviously this prompted rather a lot of daydreaming about going on a road trip together. How fun? The one in this film might be somewhat bittersweet but still, anywhere is good when you’ve got your best girlfriend by your side, right? RIGHT? *Spoilers* Burn Burn Burn (2015) IMDB Synopsis Following the death […]

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Lion (Film) Review

How am I supposed to review a film that has ripped out my heart without so much as a hello and then stomped it coldly into the carpet? This film made me Green Mile sob and it was not a pretty sight, let me assure you. It is also uplifting and pure – and stars […]

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Final Girl (Film) Review

Week 2 of Films That Remind Us of Each Other and Jill chose this. Which I was kind of excited about – my girl gets me. Men suck and some even more than others. Predatory men for instance, which is all too topical at the moment. That makes this an interesting pick for reasons beyond […]

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Weekly Digest

This week I’m totally digging: Tessa Thompson Tessa as Valkyrie in Thor: Ragnarok was absolutely boss, I loved her. She’s always great, particularly in Dear White People (2014) and I really hope to see more of her. The film itself wasn’t bad either and really made me laugh a lot. Definitely one of my favourite […]

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Madame Bovary (Film) Review

Jill and I are trying something new this month. Picking films that remind us of each other. Which is harder than you think, even when you feel like you know the other person pretty well, even when you have similar tastes. Ideally I would have found a film that combines our love of sharks and […]

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